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School of Art Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of numerous alumni and friends of the college, scholarships are available to students in the School of Art.

There is an application process which varies by scholarship. Deadline dates will vary. Please review thoroughly the information links below to learn the requirements of those scholarships which pertain to you.

DAAP Sponsored

Visual Art Education Student Travel Award

This travel award honors Narendra T. Sheth's life and legacy by supporting travel connected with the pursuit of educational goals. more

The William and Mary Bonansinga Scholarship

The William and Mary Bonansinga Scholarship support School of Art students at the undergraduate and graduate levels who display exceptional academic and creative excellence. more

Bob Clark Scholarship

A scholarship has been created in honor of Bob Clark, who generously advised the donor as she established a business designed to benefit America's Wildland Firefighters. The donor wishes to acknowledge Mr. Clark's contribution by making this award available to a student in DAAP, from which his son graduated. Students in the third or pre-junior year of programs in the School of Design and School of Art are eligible for this $1,000 award. To be considered, students must be in good standing and have demonstrated financial need. more

Beverly Helmbold Erschell Endowed Scholarship

The Beverly Helmbold Erschell Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to a School of Art MFA student who displays exceptional academic and creative excellence. more

Robert Fabe/Cook-Trane Fine Arts Award

This award assists students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program. The number and amount of awards vary according to available funds. An award is given each year to the student(s) judged to have submitted the best portfolio for undergraduate review. more

Xingkui Guo Award

Xingkui Guo has established this award to be used for researching film photography, especially to whom like to find out the difference between film and digital imagery.  more

Lynne Meyers Gordon Award

The Lynne Meyers Gordon Award provides financial assistance to a Fine Art undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Art who displays exceptional academic excellence. more

Dr. Jonathan B. Riess Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Dr. Jonathan B. Riess, a longtime professor of art history in DAAP. This fund provides scholarships to art history students who demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to the field, leadership and service. more

The Jane Alden Stevens Art Materials Scholarship

The Jane Alden Stevens Art Materials Scholarship was established to help School of Art Fine Art students purchase materials and supplies to further artistic research in the College of DAAP. Materials and supplies can be defined as any resource used by an art student to create artwork. more

George Stricevic Travel/Book Fund

Created in honor of the late George Stricevic (1929-1999), a former professor of art history at UC, a scholarship will be awarded to art history students particularly interested in studying Early Christian and/or Byzantine art history. The $500 scholarship may support travel or book needs. more

The Jean Tatgenhorst Conrad Travel Fellowship Fund

This travel fellowship fund is available for fine arts or art history juniors who wish to visit a particular city, collection, or archeological site. Applicants submit a letter of intention, detailing when, where, and why you wish to visit this destination. more

Grover C. Thomas Scholarship

The Grover C. Thomas scholarship was established to help art history majors and minors to pursue their love of art in their lives. more

Martin Tucker Travel Scholarship

The Martin Tucker Travel Scholarship is for fine art students in the School of Art who have participated in the annual New York Trip, and display exceptional academic excellence. more

Wolfstein Freshman Scholarship

Scholarships are available to entering freshmen in the Bachelor of Fine Arts or Pre-Art programs. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of portfolio review. more

Wolfstein Travel Fellowships

Traveling fellowships of up to $2,500 are available each year, and are awarded on a competitive basis, to either juniors or first-year graduate students in fine arts, for national or international travel. The fellowships are awarded based on submission of travel itineraries and statements of relevance by qualified applicants. more

External Scholarships

The following scholarships are not affiliated with DAAP, but offer scholarship opportunities for School of Art students.

Magro Foundation

The John L. Magro Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to provide monetary assistance to students of exceptional merit obtaining a degree in the fields of music, art, theater, or science.

Deadline extended to February 28, 2016. Application packet here.

Please see other external scholarship opportunities on the DAAP Scholarship page.

Scholarship Opportunities

College-Wide Scholarships